News Service 122 – Minister on updating the VET Plan – Employment White Paper, NSW education budget, Migrant skills assessment reform, Training Package role for DEWR, Call for advisory group members, NSW VET Review consultations, WorldSkills news, I&C Teacher vacancy RMIT, Women in construction, Nominate woman of the year, Know someone with an overseas electrical qualification, Labour market update, Smart & Skilled update, October is small business and safe work month, Senate electrification inquiry, Electrical incidents, Refrigerant news, Solar installer convicted, EV charging, Energy transition – hydrogen, gas and challengers.

Download a PDF version of the News Service 122 1. REVITALISING NATIONAL PLANNING IN VET – MINISTERIAL STATEMENT The Hon Brendan O’Connor MP, Minister for Skills and Training in an address to the house on 14 September 2023 stating that creation of Jobs and Skills Australia (JSA), and the creation of ten Jobs and Skills […]

News Service 118 – Recruitment eases, Joint gender equality submission, Electrician training shocker, Apprentice numbers down, Post-Trade Training Forum, 2023 ‘electrification’ budget, NECA budget response, R U OK?, Apprentices earn more, Understanding OTSR, VET regional delivery podcast, LLN survey, NETM microcredentials, Solar installer fined, SafeWork at heights survey, Lightning seminars, Unlicensed worker convicted, Prohibition AC RCDs, Mandating house energy rating, Qld electrical safety act overhaul, Solar performance report, InfiniSpark opens new factory, 2nd tender opens NSW renewables generation, Gas target gives rise to hydrogen

Download a PDF version of the News Service 118 1. JSA SURVEY – RECRUITMENT ACTIVITY EASES FIVE POINTS Jobs and Skills Australia (JSA) monthly survey of at least 1000 employers indicates recruitment activity over the month of April 2023, eased by 5 percentage points to 50% of employers recruiting.  The survey report states, “This month’s […]

News Service 81 – Skills we need paper Part 2, DESE workforce specialists & consultations, apprentice program ends, Electrical licence & Safety news, Assessor fined, TAE Update, Training Awards, Grants, Small business month, NCVER VET & HE, Industry news

1. SKILLS WE NEED FOR THE FUTURE WE WANT – PART 2 Readers may recall News Service 78, which introduced Part 1 of the paper, “The skills we need for the future we want”.  In this service (81) we explore Part 2 of the paper, released by Australian Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) and written by […]